HC Deb 05 May 1840 vol 53 c1236

Petitions presented. By Mr. D. Brown, from several places, in favour of the Irish Corporations Bill, for the Extension of the Franchise, the Repeal of the Corn-laws, and against the Irish Registration Bill.—By Messrs. Christopher, Round, Lowther, Byng, Lascelles, and Wynn, and Sir R, H. Inglis, from many places, for, and by Messrs. Scholefleld, Strutt, Baines, B. Smith, Morrison, Byng, Ward, C. Buller, Colonel Salwey, and Sir G. Grey, from a very great number of places, against, Church Extension.—By Captain Bryan, Lord Clements, Sir C. Style, Messrs. A. Yates, Redington, and M. J. O'Connell, from a number of places, against, and by Sergeant Jackson, and Sir C. Coote, from several places, for, the Irish Registration Bill.—By Sir G. Grey, from North Shields, and Mr. Easthope, from Leicester, for the Abolition of Church Rates, and the Release of John Thorogood.—By Messrs. Villiers, Grote, Pattison, Baines, Elliot, and Ward, from a number of places, for the Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Sergeant Jackson, from several places, against the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Sir E. Knatchbull, from Richmond, against Rating Stock in Trade.—By Mr. G. Wood, from one place, in favour of the Factory Bill.—By Sir E. Knatchbull, from places in Kent, against the Clergy Reserves, and the Constabulary Bills.—By Lord Clements, and Mr. Elliot, from several places, for a Settlement of the Scotch Church Question.